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Announcement

2016 Fundraising Campaign for American Lung Association in memory of CMCNY founder, Mr. Gin Goon, has been completed at end of May. Thanks to your generous support, $5,540 was raised this year. All donations were remitted to the ALA northeast regional office on June 15.

Your donations will help ALA in working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.

CMCNY appreciates your generous donations and continued support. Again, thank you all very much.



Saturday 7/30/2016 - 7 & 11 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Cranberry Hill / Lake Nawahunta / Silvermine Lake Loop
Starting from the parking area off Route 6 of Cranberry Hill, hike along LP to the south. Visit the Cave Shelter, Stockbridge Shelter and Hippo Rock. Change to the Menomine Trail (Yellow) to Lake Nawahunta. B level hikers take the service road instead to Lake Nawahunta. After lunch at Silvermine Lake, continue with the Menomine Trail to the Brien Memorial Shelter. Switch to AT eastward to Black Mtn. Change to the 1779 trail toward the Long Mtn Circle then the Anthony Wayne Trail back to the parking lot. B level hikers follow the 7 Lakes Drive along the Queensboro Brook and then Anthony Wayne Trail back to the parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead or 7:45 AM at designated pickup locations
Leaders: Leo Ngan/Harry Chen/Steven Siu -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 7/30/2016 - 5 Mile Family Hike / Level A
Fort Montgomery and Bear Mountain
This is a family outing suitable for all ages. Starting from Fort Montgomery, follow the blue marker to Bear Mtn Bridge. Then change to follow the AT Trail to Perkins Tower. Come down Bear Mtn via the Major Welch (red) Trail to Hessian Lake for a picnic. For a more leisurely walk, there is a path around the lake, the zoo, the mineral museum and Fort Montgomery Historical Site.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:30 AM at Fort Montgomery trailhead or 8:00 AM at designated carpool locations
Leaders: Jim Mash/Helen Huang -- Click to sign on the activity

Sunday 7/31/2016 - 40 Mile Day Biking / Level C
Allamuchy Allegory Ride, NJ
The bike ride starts near the Kittatinny Valley State Park. It traverses scenic back roads in the rural woodlands of northern Warren and southern Sussex counties in the Skylands region of NJ. The trail offers many attractive landscapes and beckons you to stop for a moment to take in the magnificent views of rolling hillsides dappled with quaint farmhouses and venerable red barns. The route is moderately hilly with some steep ascents.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact Leaders for details.
Leaders: Nancy Liang/Alex Wei -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 8/6/2016 - 6 & 9 Mile Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Schunemunk Mountain
The trail over Schunemunk Mountain offers a series of fine lookouts and a varied terrain. The Storm King Art Center can be seen from the ridge. Enjoy the special vegetation and rock formations on the ridges. The Megaliths is a must visit lunch spot. Expect some steep up hills and descents.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Harry Chen/Amy Tien -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 8/6/2016 - 40 Mile Day Biking / Level C
GWB - Piermont - Nyack Loop
Bike from GWB north through Bergen County, New Jersey, and up the West side of the Hudson River to Piermont. Option to extend to Nyack. Enjoy the views of the Hudson River, quiet roads through the woods, the "state line hill" descent on Route 9W.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact leader for details
Leaders: Ben Lee -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 8/13/2016 - Guided Beginners Kayaking Trip/ Level B
Staatsburg, NY
Atlantic Kayak Tours in Norrie Point Paddlesport Center offers a 4-hour guided “Norrie Short Tour” that is designed for paddlers of any skill level. Depending on the conditions of the day, exploring Black Creek, Esopus Island, and Mills Mansion are all possibilities, as well as sighting the occasional bald eagle. This launch area is in the Norrie State Park in Dutches County. CMCNY is provided a discount rate of $45 including a guided tour and rental. Limit to 20 people and members have a priority. Registration before 8/8/2016.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:30 AM, Atlantic Kayak Tours, Norrie Pt Paddlesport Ctr, Staatsburg, NY 12580
Leaders: Leo Sun -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 8/13/2016 - 7 & 9 Miles Day Hikes / Levels B & C
Lake Askoti West, Lemon Squeezer Loop, Harriman State Park
Starting from Lake Askoti, follow the ASB (red) trail to Time Square then to Lemon Squeezer. Have lunch by the beautiful Island Pond. Return by the Dunning (yellow) trail. The C level hikers can extend the hike to Elk Pen in the morning and to Black Rock in the afternoon.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Harry Chen/Daniel Do -- Click to sign on the activity

Sunday 8/14/2016 - 50 Mile Day Biking / Level C
South/ North County Trailway, Westchester
The South/ North County Trailway is a paved bicycle and pedestrian path located primarily on the former New York Central Railroad. It spans 36 miles from the Bronx border to Baldwin Place. The former stations can be found along the route. The most famous is the Briarcliff Manor Station which is now used as a public library. The route is mostly flat and ideal for training.
Meeting Time/Place: Contact leaders for detail
Leaders: George Li/Nancy Liang -- Click to sign on the activity

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Whatsnew
2015 October - Thunder River -- One of the Top Ten Backpacking Destinations, article by Chi Chan
2015 January - Climbing Mount Washington, article by Helen Huang
2014 October - Presidential Range Traverse In One Day, article by Helen Huang
08/01/2014 - CMCNY Acadia Precipice Trail (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
07/31/2014 - CMCNY Baxter Peak (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
07/27/2014 - CMCNY Acadia Sea Kayaking, video by Harry Chen
07/27 to 08/03/2014 - CMCNY Maine Trip Photo Review, video by Harry Chen
07/04/2014 - CMCNY July 4th 2014 - Adventuous Voyage, video by Harry Chen
07/04/2014 - CMCNY July 4th 2014 - Fair Ladies, video by Harry Chen
06/14/2014 - CMCNY Kayaking (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
06/14/2014 - CMCNY Kayaking (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
01/25/2015 - CMCNY's Annual Meeting, photos by Sandy Lau
08/09/2014 - Black Rock Forest, NY, photos by Rose Liu
05/10/2014 - Bear Mountain, NY, video by YongShuo Li
2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 1), article by James Wang
2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 2), article by James Wang
2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 3), article by James Wang
2014 May - Climbing Mount Shasta in California (in 2013), article by Helen Huang
2014 Spring - Mystery Canyon And Its Redbud Tree, article by Chi Chan
01/19/2014 - Spring Festival Party /Annual Meeting, photos by George Li
2013 September - Forbidding Canyon Excursion, article by Chi Chan
2013 July - 10 Days Trip to Washington State, photos by Wendy Zhou
08/24/2013 - Bearfort Mountain, NJ, photos by Rose Liu
2013 April - Peru Trip, Chapter 1, article by James Wang
2013 April - Peru Trip, Chapter 2, article by James Wang
2013 April - Peru Trip, Chapter 3, article by James Wang
2013 June - Bandelier National Monument Trip, Part1 - Renmants of the Ancient Past, article by Chi Chan
2013 June - Bandelier National Monument Trip, Part2 - Mt. Wheeler's Climb, article by Chi Chan
2013 June - Bandelier National Monument Trip, Part3 - Ghost Ranch, article by Chi Chan
2013 May - Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park, photos by Cici Hu
2013 Jan - 6 Days Snow Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park, photos by Cici Hu
07/20/2013 - Summer Get-together BBQ, Rockland Lake State Park, NY, photos by Ellen Guan
06/15/2013 - Hook Mountain, Rockland, NY, photos by Rose Liu
06/01/2013 - Spring Trail Maintenance (Shore Path), photos by Rose Liu
05/18/2013 - Norvin Green State Forest hike, photos by Rose Liu
05/04/2013 - Gin's 26 Miles Hike, article by Chung Leung
03/23/2013 - Black Rock Forest hike, photos by Rose Liu
03/23/2013 - Black Rock Forest hike, photos by Ellen Guan
02/02/2013 - Tuxedo park / Lake Sebago Loop hike, photos by Rose Liu
11/2012 - Into The Escalante, article by Chi Chan
09/2012 - Touring Alaska by RV, article by Feng Chen
08/2012 - A Walk in The Woods, article by Chi Chan
07/2012 - 10 Days Trip to Glacier National Park, photos by Wendy Zhou
7/15/2012 - CMCNY Annual BBQ/ Picnic, Franklin Roosevelt State Park, Yorktown Heights, NY, photos by Joe Chan
7/15/2012 - CMCNY Annual BBQ/ Picnic, Franklin Roosevelt State Park, Yorktown Heights, NY, photos by Feng Chen
7/15/2012 - CMCNY Annual BBQ/ Picnic, Franklin Roosevelt State Park, Yorktown Heights, NY, photos by Rose Liu
6/16/2012 - Beginners' Guided Kayaking Tour, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, photos by Feng Chen
6/02/2012 - Semi-annual Trail Maintenance (Shore Path) , Palisades Interstate Park, NY/NJ, photos by Hong Huang
5/26/2012 - Memorial Day Camping at North-South Lake, Catskill, NY, photos by James Wang
4/21/2012 - The New Era of Gin's 26-mile Hike, article by Chi Chan
4/21/2012 - Mission Completed - A Novice Long Distance Hiker's Training Towards Gin's 26 miles , article by James Wang
5/12/2012 - Splitrock Reservoir Loop, Farny State Park, NJ , photos by Rose Liu
2/25/2012 - Novin Green State Forest, photos by Rose Liu
 

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PO BOX 295
New York, NY 10163

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Our day hikes are rated from Level A to Level F. Level A being the earliest;  Lever D and above are for experience hikers only. Please contact leader if you are uncertain about what level of hiking activity should you participate. Click here to see CMCNY Hiking Rating System.





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